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Meoncross School

Meoncross School
Established 1953
Type Independent school
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Sarah Ebery
Location Burnt House Lane
Stubbington, Fareham
Hampshire
PO14 2EF
England 23x15px
DfE number 850/6026
DfE URN 116563 Tables
Gender Co-educational
Ages 2½–16
Houses Victory, Invincible, Dreadnought, Warrior
Colours Blue & White          
Website www.meoncross.co.uk

Meoncross School is a profit-making, coeducational independent school located in the village of Stubbington, near Fareham in Hampshire, England.[1] Since 2004 the school has been owned and operated by the Cognita Group.

History

Meoncross School was opened by a Mr Watson as a boys' preparatory school in 1953. In 1964, now with Mr Meredith as Principal it relocated to Catisfield House. In 1969, the School opened a girls’ department in Burnt House Lane in the village of Stubbington, near Fareham. This larger property became the home of the entire school in 1983 and extended to pupils up to 16 years old. In 1991 it added a Nursery. Meoncross is now a fully co-educational school.

In 1995 Meoncross joined the Asquith Court Schools group (with membership of the Independent Schools Association). In 2004, the Asquith Court group was purchased by Cognita Ltd, the largest private schools business in the United Kingdom.

In 2013, Meoncross celebrated its Diamond Jubilee.

The school today

Meoncross consists of a Nursery, a Lower School from Reception to Year 6 and an Upper School from Year 7 to Year 13, under the leadership of the Headmistress, Mrs Sarah Ebery since September 2014.

The school will open a sixth form in September 2015, therby expanding the age range of pupils to 18.[2]

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